Diablo II: Lord of Destruction
As the second expansion, Diablo II: Lord of Destruction is everything a great follow up should be. Blizzard actually took control of this one and it really does show. If you already liked [[Diablo II]] then without a doubt, you will freak out and have awesome time with Lord of Destruction.
Meet My Brother
The story of Diablo II: Lord of Destruction is awesome and actually way deeper and more interesting than you may expect from an expansion. It adds a brand new act onto Diablo II. You may wonder how you carry on after what happened with Diablo at the end of the main game. However, things are not good as the brother of [[Diablo]], Baal is causing havoc and you need to head to the lands of the Barbarians, destroy the World Stone and save the day. I thought the story was awesome and actually, they could have maybe even made a full-on game about this concept.
What Is New?
While the story is great, an expansion really is only as good as the extra content that it is bringing to the dance. The first thing that is worth noting is that Diablo II: Lord of Destruction is the game that introduced, The Assassin and The Druid class to the world of Diablo. Getting two new classes to play as was awesome and I actually played through the whole act as both classes.
That is not all. Diablo II: Lord of Destruction also gives you lots of new enemies and skills. You can really get in there deep and customize your character just the way you want. The amount of time you can spend playing with the runes and getting the character you really want is just insane! There are new enemies’ items, animations and more. It really is quite impressive the amount of new content in addition to the story and classes that the game has.
The gameplay is nothing “new” but they did not need to change this aspect of Diablo II. It plays like a charm and I think one of the main things that so many people love about this game is that it is easy for new players to figure out. On the flip side of that, you can really master this game and become an epic warrior!
Play With Friends
Thanks to Battlenet, Diablo II: Lord of Destruction had an awesome multiplayer community going along with it. While I enjoyed playing the game in single-player, playing with a couple of friends is an experience I will always remember. It is cool how they will let you play with 7 other warriors. So if you have enough friends, Diablo II: Lord of Destruction can be quite the amazing multiplayer experience for all those involved.
I think that Diablo II: Lord of Destruction is a fantastic addition to Diablo II. I would bet many people have just ignored this (well those new to the series) and just jump into Diablo III. That is a huge mistake as Lord of Destruction is a wonderful experience that may not be super long, but it is an experience that is well worth having.
- The two new classes are fun to play as
- Tons of new skills and buffs to enhance your characters with
- Tons of new content in general
- The story is actually very well done
- The multiplayer is fantastic
- It is a bit on the short side
- The story is so good; it could have been its own full game!
Processor: PC compatible,
OS: Windows 9x, Windows 2000 Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 10.
Game Features:Single game mode
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